Article Text

other Versions

PDF
Images in paediatrics
A toddler with worsening gait and leopard skin sign on MRI

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Case history

A three-and-half-year-old child presented with speech delay and recent onset falls. He walked at 14 months of age but speech was delayed with limited vocabulary.

He had become increasingly unsteady with weakness and pain in his legs in the past 6 months. The lower limb examination revealed no muscle wasting but hypertonia, hyper-reflexia, extensor plantar response and 4-beat ankle clonus bilaterally. He had bilateral foot-drop gait. The rest of the …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.